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Stories from Thursday, October 23, 2008

BCPD hopes new signs will curb traffic issues (10/23/08)
Several incidents of major traffic congestion in the city have the Brazil City Police Department looking for answers. With the city experiencing at least four major traffic congestions and several minor ones throughout a year, Brazil City Police Chief Dave Archer recently told The Brazil Times it is an issue he knows needs a solution...
County bands vying for state finals spots (10/23/08)
Both the Clay City Imperial Regiment and Northview Marching Knights are gearing up for the final two weeks of marching band season. Both county bands advanced to the semistate level of competition, which takes place this Saturday. Clay City will compete at the Class D Franklin Community High School Semistate while Northview competes at the Class B Warren Central High School Semistate...
Agencies respond to fire in wooded area near Poland (10/23/08)
POLAND -- Members of two county fire departments responded to a structure fire north of Poland on Boy Scout Road late Wednesday evening. Around 10:30 p.m., a motorist reported seeing a large fire in a wooded area off State Road 42 to 911 dispatchers at the Clay County Justice Center...
Area man in custody for arson (10/23/08)
CLAY CITY -- A Terre Haute man is in custody at the Clay County Justice Center for his alleged involvement in a suspicious four-alarm fire Wednesday evening. According to a press release issued by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Daniel T. Kopacz, 27, Terre Haute, has been preliminarily charged with a class B felony arson, class B felony burglary of a residence and one count of resisting law enforcement after admitting to authorities his involvement in a residential fire in Clay City...
Discussions of contract between city, service ongoing (10/23/08)
The City of Brazil has begun contract discussions with one of its hired services. During a work session of the Common Council of the City of Brazil Thursday, the Clay County Humane Society was notified the amount of its contract with the city is being cut in half...
Alleged arson suspect in custody (10/23/08)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department informed The Brazil Times Thursday afternoon that Daniel T. Kopacz, 27, Terre Haute, has been charged with a class B felony arson charge, a class B felony burglary of a residence charge and resisting law enforcement after admitting to authorities his involvement in a residential fire in Clay City Wednesday evening...
Upcoming events, announcements 10-24-08 (10/23/08)
The following is a list of upcoming events and announcements provided to The Brazil Times: Property tax notice The fall installment of property tax will be due Monday, Nov. 10, 2008. The normal business hours for the Clay County Treasurer's Office are Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The office will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 4, for Election Day...
Club News 10-24-08 (10/23/08)
VAN BUREN HOMEMAKERS The Van Buren Homemakers met Oct. 15 at the Baptist Church with Evelyn Nevin as hostess. She gave the blessing for lunch. Evelyn opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and the club creed. Marcia Davis gave devotions, "Summers End" and "Faith Sense." Five members were present for roll call, Virginia Phillips, Leah Rae McMichael, Myrna Schrader, Evelyn and Marcia, also one guest Mary Hendrickson. ...
Knights claim five-game sectional battle over Quakers (10/23/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- If the Northview volleyball team was looking for a test of its mettle, they certainly got it in the opening round of the Terre Haute North Sectional. The postseason has rarely been kind to the Knights in recent years, but on Thursday, it was Northview that was celebrating after scoring a five-game victory over Plainfield to advance to Saturday's semifinals...
Knights looking for state finals bid at Brown County Semistate (10/23/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Brown County Semistate will be a festive site for Northview cross country on Saturday afternoon. The girls' team makes a return trip following an eighth-place finish in the 2007 meet. The team will be joined by junior Conor Strain from the boys' team this year...
Colts have back against the wall against Tennessee (10/23/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Peyton Manning isn't calling Monday night's showdown at Tennessee a must-win game, although that's exactly what he says the Indianapolis Colts need to do. Already three games behind the AFC South-leading Titans, the NFL's only unbeaten team, another loss would just about kill any chance for a sixth straight division title for the Colts...
Future of Australia Indy race up for discussion (10/23/08)
By DENNIS PASSA AP Sports Writer SURFERS PARADISE, Australia -- With the biggest field in seven years, organizers of Sunday's Indy 300 are hoping they haven't saved their best for last. The IRL and local organizers are meeting this week to discuss the future of the Surfers Paradise race, which is not on the 2009 Indy Racing League schedule. A decision is expected in about two weeks...
Granger leads Pacers past Mavs in preseason (10/23/08)
DALLAS (AP) -- Danny Granger scored 24 points, T.J. Ford had 19 points, nine assists and seven rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Dallas Mavericks 114-91 on Thursday night in the final preseason game for both teams. Marquis Daniels added 22 points and nine rebounds, and Rasho Nesterovic had 14 points and nine rebounds for the Pacers (4-4)...
Public Record 10-24-08 (10/23/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Oct. 22-23. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Felicia D. Johnson Vs. Jeffrey M. Johnson: Domestic Relations Board of Commissioners Vs. Gary G. Mosteller and Minnie L. Mosteller: Civil Plenary...
Save for the retirement -- 52 weeks a year (10/23/08)
The U.S. Congress declared Oct. 19-25 as National Save for Retirement Week. Why are our lawmakers so concerned about Americans' retirement savings? And are you doing everything you can to build sufficient resources to enjoy the retirement lifestyle you've envisioned?...
Don't outlive your income (10/23/08)
What would you say about an insurance policy that claims to provide guaranteed income for the rest of your life or a specific period of any time? Possible income that you cannot outlive? Does it sound too good to be true? That is the principle behind annuities offered by many insurance companies...